Top of the Pops (1964–2018)

Episode dated 31 December 1988 

It began in Manchester - a converted church, Jimmy Savile and groups like the Beatles, the Dave Clark Five and the Rolling Stones. It was 6.34pm on 1 January 1964. Tonight, on the eve of ... See full summary »

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Paul Ciani

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Alan Freeman Alan Freeman ... Himself
Engelbert Humperdinck ... Himself
David Jacobs David Jacobs ... Himself - Guest Presenter
Kid Jensen Kid Jensen ... Himself
Mike Read Mike Read ... Himself - Presenter
Jimmy Savile ... Himself - Presenter
Levi Stubbs ... Himself (as The Four Tops)
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It began in Manchester - a converted church, Jimmy Savile and groups like the Beatles, the Dave Clark Five and the Rolling Stones. It was 6.34pm on 1 January 1964. Tonight, on the eve of the 25th birthday of what has become the world's longest-running regular chart show, You are invited to join a host of your favourite DJs. There will be studio performances by, among others, Sandie Shaw, Cliff Richard, David Essex , Lulu, Wet Wet Wet, Status Quo, Shakin' Stevens, the Pet Shop Boys and a few surprise guests. Paul Gambaccini and Mike Read guide you through the 25 years. Written by Radio Times

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 1988 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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